Racine County, WI

195,140 Population
332.5 square miles 586.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.4%
was 3.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Population Density
586.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.9%
was 52.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.7%
was 4.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Percent Under 18
23.3%
was 23.6%
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Percent 65 and Over
15.9%
was 15.2%
Ranked 13th Highest in WI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.7
was 5.7
Ranked 14th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
13.9%
was 11.9%
Ranked 20th Lowest in WI
Median Household Income
$56,359
was $57,232
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.3
42
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,041
Ranked 54th Highest in WI
Patents per 100,000
36
Ranked 13th Highest in WI

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 17th Highest in WI
Violent Crimes per 100,000
11.8
was 6.2
Ranked 62nd Highest in WI
Property Crimes per 100,000
177.5
was 216.4
Ranked 64th Highest in WI

 Housing

Total Housing Units
82,374
was 82,334
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Median Rent
$831
was $800
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Total Building Permits
210
was 163
 
Occupied Housing Units
75,921
was 74,960
 
Homeownership Rate
64.7%
was 69.8%
Ranked 17th Highest in WI
Single Family Building Permits
182
was 143
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
247.7
was 247.6
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.4%
was 24.5%
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Multifamily Building Permits
28
was 20
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.6
was 2.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.1
was 0.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.8%
was 97.5%
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.0%
Ranked 18th Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in WI

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.9%
was 89.0%
Ranked 21st Highest in WI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
23.0%
was 24.0%
Ranked 19th Highest in WI

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